Jul 2010 23

RE/MAX Raised 100,000 CAD For Cancer Fight

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Over $100,000 was raised during the Yard Sale for the Cure on May 29, organized by RE/MAX Canada. The sum will be donated to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and will help to fund breast cancer research, healthy life style and cancer awareness promotions and training.

Marie Sheppy, Senior Coordinator, Corporate Affairs, RE/MAX of Western Canada: "RE/MAX is wholly committed to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s ultimate goal of creating a future without breast cancer. It’s a goal we’ve taken to heart and one that inspires. That is why, each year, Yard Sale for the Cure prompts greater participation and creativity, as each RE/MAX office strives to surpass the previous year’s goal. The level of enthusiasm is simply remarkable.”

More than 50 offices from all over Canada joined the effort. The Yard Sale for the Cure is annual event since 2006, which helped to collect almost half million so far. RE/MAX cooperates with Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation for six years. Beside the annual yard sale, Re/Max associates can donate a sum from every closed deal on Sold on a Cure program.

Sandra Palmaro, CEO of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, emphasizes the fruitfulness of the cooperation: “The Foundation is so proud to have such a committed partner. Since 2004, RE/MAX has contributed over $1.2 million to breast cancer research that is making real change happen.”

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